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City of license Levittown, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Branding WBCB 1490 AM
Frequency 1490 kHz
First air date December 8th 1957
Format general service
Power 1,000 watts
Class C
Facility ID 53648
Owner Progressive Broadcasting Company, Inc.
Webcast Listen Live

WBCB is a AM broadcast station licensed to operate on 1490 kHz for Levittown, Pennsylvania, and serving the areas of Bucks County, Pennsylvania and other parts of suburban Philadelphia. Its programming mixes news, talk, music and local sports. It also broadcasts Philadelphia Eagles football and Philadelphia Phillies baseball games as well as the Super Bowl.

WBCB began broadcasting on December 8, 1957. Since 1992, the station has been owned by local businessman Pasquale T. Deon Sr. and veteran Philadelphia Eagles broadcaster Merrill Reese.

As of January 1, 2010, WBCB's programming was being simulcast on WHWH in Princeton, New Jersey. It is not known at present if this is to be a permanent arrangement.


  • Merrill Reese
  • Paul "The Big Kahuna" Baroli
  • Dennis Ostropovitch
  • Dan Wing, News
  • Gaetano "Gaet" Martini
  • Jim Foxwell, Mornings
  • Nick Cataldi, Overnights

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